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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): Land Use in England

Land Use in England Committee
Land Use in England

Monday 25 April 2022

Start times: 3.30pm (private) 3.30pm (public)

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Lords Land Use Committee hears evidence on improving Nature and Biodiversity in England

The Land Use Committee holds the ninth public evidence session of its Land Use in England inquiry. In the session the committee will be hearing from Ben Kite, Chair-elect at the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management, Benet Northcote, Senior Adviser to UK Businesses and NGOs at the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Sarah Mukherjee, CEO at the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment, and Katherine Willis, Professor of Biodiversity at the University of Oxford. These witnesses will give evidence on the consideration that should be given to nature and biodiversity in a wider land use strategy.

Meeting details

At 3.30pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Land Use in England
Chair-elect, Strategic Policy Panel at Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management
CEO at IEMA - Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment
Chair at Nature Positive Innovation Commission
Professor at University of Oxford, Department of Zoology
At 5.00pm: Private discussion
Inquiry Land Use in England

Possible Questions Include:

  • Are the Government’s ambitions and policies for tackling climate change, nature recovery and biodiversity sufficiently realistic?
  • What role can multi-functional approaches play in delivering better outcomes for nature?
  • How can we ensure that there is a genuine democratic mandate for decisions about land use?
  • What would a land use framework need to look like to help deliver better outcomes for nature?
  • What do you see are the main research priorities to help support the development of a land use framework and to help you realise better outcomes for nature?

Further Information 


Room 2, Palace of Westminster

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